Covington employment information

Income per capita$20,548$23,741$28,555
Median household income$35,460$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,451$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,840$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$28,293$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$24,173$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate7.5%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level25.8%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Covington is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Covington is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Covington is 29% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Covington is 66% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Covington median earnings by income bracket

Covington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.0%0.4%
Manufacturing sector19.2%0.2%
Financial & insurance services4.5%6.5%
Wholesale & retail services15.0%16.8%
Public administration3.7%5.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%3.2%
Education, health & social services8.0%29.5%

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Turpin Hills, OH4,998$123,585131%
Terrace Park, OH2,249$116,250117%
Covington, KY40,712$35,46034%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Streamwood, IL40,746$72,72036%
Quincy, IL40,782$40,88624%
Plainfield, IL40,641$111,536109%
Coram, NY40,637$78,22746%
Apex, NC40,631$89,39267%
Covington, KY40,712$35,46034%
Source: The Covington, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.